**UPDATE** Rabbi Marvin Hier Calls on President Obama - "Name, Apologize for and Repudiate" Anonymous Official

Kerry says reported U.S. slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'

The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" by an anonymous U.S. official as quoted in a U.S. magazine this week was disgraceful and damaging, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.  Continue reading>>

Top Jewish Leader Hier Urges Obama to ‘Name, Apologize for and Repudiate’ Anonymous Official Who Called Israeli PM Netanyahu ‘Chickenshit’

Rabbi Marvin Hier, the founder and Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, has called on President Barack Obama to “name, apologize for, and repudiate” the anonymous official who was quoted, in an Atlantic Magazine article by Jeffrey Goldberg, describing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit.”   Continue reading>>

Cursing Israel’s prime minister

Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Center told Right Turn: “We are talking about one of America’s great friends. Who can we trust in the Middle East long-term but the democratic, dynamic and free state of Israel? Yet someone hiding behind a desk is taking pot shots at Israel’s prime minister.” Comparing the language used toward Iran, he says, “Who do we manage to curse? Our friend. And who do we laud that we should be cursing?” Read full article>>

White House tries to ease flare-up over Netanyahu insults

In the wake of the article, Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center... said, "It is rather ironic that a senior American official is prepared to curse his friends, yet when it comes to the mortal enemies of the United States -- as the Iranians discovered during the recent nuclear negotiation -- praise is heaped on them,” Hier said. Read full article>>


Netanyahu is a 'chickensh*t'? Here's what's next for America and Israel
By Rabbi Abraham Cooper, FOX News